[Ads-l] Dumbfuckistan

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Tue Aug 29 14:49:07 EDT 2017


Jonathan Lighter wrote:
> Laila Lalami in _The Nation_ (Aug. 28, 2017), 10:
>
> "At the grocery store the other day, I found myself in the checkout line
> behind an old man whose T-shirt showed an electoral map of the country. The
> caption for red states said 'United States of America'; for blue states, it
> said 'Dumbfuckistan.'"

Red and blue were reversed circa 2004 according to Urban Dictionary:
http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Dumbfuckistan

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